Permission to be Authentically YOU

As a non-judgmental postpartum professional coming into your home, first I want you to know that I am not bothered by nor do I expect you to have it “all together” when I get there. I really don’t mind what YOU or your house look like?  I really don’t!  I don’t care if you spend the entire visit in your pj’s with your teeth not brushed and have bed head.  I am there to focus on YOU, the baby and your family! [Read more…] about Permission to be Authentically YOU

Countdown is on….

T minus one month and counting till your expected due date……

For those of you who like lists, here are 31 ideas to help you feel prepared before baby arrives, in no particular order!

31. Plan a date night with partner to reconnect, share hopes and dreams, have sex!

30. Discuss new roles and responsibilities for all family members

29. Spend some special time with your other children, make them feel special, pick out a toy from the baby especially for them and let them find something special for their new sibling [Read more…] about Countdown is on….

What do all these postpartum titles mean AND what can they do for me?

Have you ever wondered what ALL the names given to postpartum professionals mean?  It can be a confusing and daunting task trying to figure out who can best support you and your family’s needs after the birth of your child(ren).

My ALL inclusive, comprehensive, postpartum support is based on your individual needs. I come ready to help foster independence and build your confidence as you begin your parenting journey. [Read more…] about What do all these postpartum titles mean AND what can they do for me?

You want WHO in the delivery room?…..WHY??

Delivery room attendents
Delivery room attendents

As a postpartum nurse and doula I often hear about, see and feel the aftermath of this decision.  This may seem like a non-issue for some, especially if you are doing this alone or if all family members get along, but for others it can sting or leave lingering negative feelings about the whole birth process. [Read more…] about You want WHO in the delivery room?…..WHY??

Postpartum Meaning: 1st, 2nd and 3rd time?

Postpartum Meaning

An undefined period of time after delivery for bonding, resting and adjusting while feeling loved and supported.

I have been blessed with 3 beautiful children, 2 daughters and 1 son. Parenting has been an incredible journey of ups and downs, mostly ups but one that has made me the person I am today. My first daughter was a big stubborn beautiful baby, my son was a robust handsome boy and my second daughter, my littlest princess, came out in a flash and hasn’t slowed down since. All three deliveries were very different, but I remember them all as if they were born yesterday. I am truly blessed! [Read more…] about Postpartum Meaning: 1st, 2nd and 3rd time?

Due to COVID 19, Colleen will only be providing virtual in home support.

Feel free to call, text or email her for virtual support in the comfort, safety & security of your home. You are not alone!